The verb that expresses the action done by the subject is said to be in the active voice. Example: He trains me.
The verb that expresses what is done to the subject is said to be in the passive voice. Example: I am trained by him.
Q. Fill in the blanks with the appropriate passive form of the verbs given in brackets.
- She _______________ to leave immediately. [ask (past tense)]
- You _______________ to bring your child along for the party. [request (present tense)]
- The boys _______________ by the warden last night. [shout at (past tense)]
- She _______________ by others to sing the song. [force (past tense)]
- All the guests _______________ by the end of the next week. [invite (future perfect tense)]
Q. Rewrite the following sentences by changing them into passive voice.
- She has missed the train.
- The officer will have visited our institution.
- Sohan has bought the toy for me.
- Seema is taking a photograph.
- They are cheering the captain.
- The train was missed her.
- The institution will have been visited by the officer.
- The toy was bought for me by Sohan.
- The photograph is being taken by Seema.
- The captain is being cheered by them.
Q. Rewrite the following sentences in active voice.
- The classroom was decorated by Sarthak.
- He has been given a notice by the Manager.
- Are the plants being watered by anyone?
- The dance class was attended by many students.
- The teachers are displeased by Rajat’s conduct.
- Sarthak decorated the classroom.
- The manager gave him a notice.
- Is anyone watering the plants?
- Many students attended the dance class.
- Rajat’s conduct is displeasing to the teachers.